Entries by Ollieburger Spices USA, Inc.

Lums Restaurants

LUMS was a family restaurant chain in the United States. LUMS was founded in 1956 by Stuart and Clifford S. Perlman when they purchased Lum’s hot dog stand in Miami Beach for $10,000. Over the next few years, the Perlman brothers opened three additional Lum’s restaurants, for a total of four by 1961.  Clifford Perlman, […]

Food Magazine

RE: Ollie Burger Sauce O.K. here it is, I have found a gentleman that was the Director of Operations of several Lums restaurants in New England. He sells the “original” Ollie’s spice mixture for $10.95 per pound plus shipping. I am a native of Miami and spent many an afternoon at Ollie’s original steak house […]

Wienerwald Restaurants

Austrian-born Friedrich Jahn is Europe’s answer to Howard Johnson, or maybe Colonel Sanders. Through his chicken-lickin’ Wienerwald restaurants, which have spread across Europe and into the U.S., he works to satisfy a hungry middle class. The chain grossed $115 million last year and should do at least 10% better this year. Last month Jahn opened […]

A Lifetime of Memories

These items consumed my life for all those years as I opened new LUMS, trained our trainers and managers, visited and inspected for quality, cleanliness and serviced all of the LUMS restaurants six days a week twelve to sixteen hours a day. Terry, the owner, and I would leave our office in Shelburne, Vermont at […]